• Follow us on our trip!

    Well we are now counting the weeks and days until we leave, which is on June 20th! We cleaned Oliver’s room this weekend and he even has a little pile of clothes ready to pack (eek!), his carry-on is set aside (well it’s packed full…

  • Adventures in France – Our Why

    My eldest asked the other day, ‘can we go to that place where they have the trenches when we’re in France?’ I said, ‘yes, of course, that’s where your great uncle is buried’. Spencer’s taken more of an interest in history over the past year,…

  • Adventures in France; Slowing the treadmill

    Many of you know that we’ve been planning a big family adventure for quite a while, and we’re now 9 weeks before our departure…I get butterflies in my stomach thinking about it. There is a lot of logistical organising to do and getting the first lot…

  • I didn’t think I missed home until now 

    I’ve lived in Australia for almost 15 years now and I often get asked ‘do you miss home?’ or ‘what do you miss about Canada?’. I would think to myself for a moment each time and then declare that whilst I missed my family, I…